U.S. Papal Visit

Pope Francis

The theme of Pope Francis’ U.S. visit is “Love is our Mission.”

The fourth pope to visit the United States, his apostolic journey will take place September 22-27, 2015 and will include visits to Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia. Pope Francis’ visit will be the tenth time a pope has made an apostolic journey to the U.S. The previous visit was from Pope Benedict XVI who was in Washington, D.C. and New York City in April of 2008.

This journey will be the tenth international journey for Pope Francis, and his first time ever in the United States.